Independent ESD tests prove …. Protektive Pak® Impregnated Corrugated Material is Superior! Independent testing conducted by: Steve Fowler Fowler Associates, Inc. 3551 Moore-Duncan Hwy. Moore, SC 29369 Tel: 864-574-6415 FAX: 864-576-4992 Email: [email protected] The purpose of the tests… To determine the shielding effectiveness and resistance of the COATED ESD boxes versus Protektive Pak Impregnated Corrugated ESD boxes PROVEN Protektive Pak HAS a conductive buried layer in the order of 103 ohms range Protektive Pak Impregnated Corrugated boxes meet the Discharge Shielding required limit and Dissipative Resistance recommendation of ESD Association Packaging standard ANSI/ESD S541 Buried Conductive layer using Silver Electrodes = 9.2 x 103 ohms As tested by Steve Fowler Fowler Associates, Inc. Reference Pages 2-3 PROVEN The Protektive Pak box is superior when testing discharge shielding performance vs. the Coated boxes Energy penetration results (ref ANSI/ESD STM11.31): Protektive Pak Box = 2.28 nanoJoules Coated Box = 4.23 nanoJoules nanoJoules = measurement of energy perpetration The Protektive Pak box allowed less energy penetration. • nan As tested by Steve Fowler Fowler Associates, Inc. Reference Page 6-8 PROVEN The Protektive Pak box has the discharge shielding performance equal to a metal-out shielding bag…the Coated box does NOT Energy Penetration: Metal-Out Shielding Bag = 2.97 nanoJoules Protektive Pak = 2.28 nanoJoules The ESD Association in its Packaging ANSI/ESD S541 Standard sets a required limit of less than 50 nanoJoules. As tested by: Fowler Associates, Inc. Reference Pages 6-8 PROVEN The Protektive Pak impregnated corrugated box has a dissipative surface which minimizes the levels of energy discharged to an ESD sensitive product making contact with box material. Most ESD Experts state that any surface which an ESD product may contact must be Dissipative NOT Conductive Per ANSI/ESD S541 A.3 Dissipative Material for Intimate Contact, “To avoid rapid discharge to sensitive items, dissipative materials should be used as the layer of packaging that contacts the item.” As tested by: Fowler Associates, Inc. Reference Pages 6-8 PROVEN Conductive surfaces lead to energetic discharges that may damage ESD sensitive items in all failure models including Charged Device Model (CDM). Protektive Pak Impregnated Corrugated boxes meet discharge shielding requirements of Packaging standard ANSI/ESD S541, and dissipative resistance recommendation 1 x 104 to < 1 x 1011 ohms. As tested by: Fowler Associates, Inc. Reference Page 9 Conclusion • Protektive Pak impregnated corrugated has a buried shielding layer • The Protektive Pak box equals or exceeds the static shielding capabilities of a coated box • Protektive Pak box has discharge shielding capabilities equal to a metal-out shielding bag • The unique Protektive Pak Dissipative Corrugated Material meets the ANSI/ESD S541 recommendation, avoiding rapid discharge when contacting ESD sensitive items, conductive boxes DO NOT! Protektive Pak is the superior material for ESD Packaging and Material Handling. Test results available upon request, or click below: Written Test Report PowerPoint Test Report As tested by: Fowler Associates, Inc.